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University of Alaska – Anchorage “Two Tragedies: A Trial Lawyer’s Views on the Fourteenth Amendment, the KKK Act, and Rights Long Denied” with Bryan Dawson, September 17 at 7:30 p.m. AKDT
September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Tragedies: A Trial Lawyer’s Views on the Fourteenth Amendment, the KKK Act, and Rights Long Denied
Date: Saturday, September 17th at 7:30 p.m. AKDT
Speaker: Bryan Dawson
Location: Conoco Phillips Integrated Science Building (CPISB), University of Alaska, Anchorage
Forrest A. Nabors and students and faculty in the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage warmly invite you to join them on Constitution Day, September 17, for an upcoming event that is not to be missed, the first Chartwell Lecture of our 2022–23 series, in collaboration with the University’s Pi Rho of Alaska Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, and the Union League of Anchorage, a nonprofit educational foundation.
Attorney Dawson will discuss litigating the wrongful death of a prisoner under 42 USC 1983, the KKK Act or Civil Rights Act of 1871. He will also explain the history of the U.S. Supreme Court nullifying the Civil Rights Act and constitutional rights after the Civil War.
Bryan Dawson studied history and political theory before he received his law degree at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was on the law review. He has been primary counsel for more than a hundred trials and arbitrations, representing individuals and large corporations, and has argued before the Ninth Circuit and Oregon appeals courts.
This 18th Annual Constitution Day Chartwell Lecture will be held in person and concurrently via Zoom for those who wish to participate remotely: Here. Passcode: Chartwell